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receiving federal financing. chu says he wants to return to teaching. president obama thanked him for his, quote, dedicated service. >>> take a look at this. the 2012 elections all told, spent $7 billion. that's according to the federal election commission. and that amount, in case you're wondering, is equal to 28 787 boeing planes or 70 private islands or how about this, 50 billion polio vaccines. if you think that amount of money is a lot, well, it is expected to rise in the future. were you surprised by that number, wolf? $7 billion? >> that's not just for the presidential races. it's for senate races, candidate races, all of the races. >> but that's a huge sum that we're talking about. >> advertising executives, mass mailings, executives, political operatives, they made a lot of money last year. >> everyone says this, the number is only going in one direction, up. >> a lot of advertising. thank very much. >>> hillary clinton's tenure as the secretary of state officially ended a while ago. her last day on the job, though, was marred by a terror attack. we have the latest details on the
. thanks for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >> thanks, chris, and thanks to you for tuning in. we begin tonight with breaking news. late today, republicans launched a new attack on the obama administration. and on regular americans all across the country. senate republicans are vowing to block richard cadre, president obama's pick to head the consumer financial protection bureau. that's the agency elizabeth warren set up to make sure big banks don't prey on regular americans. but, today, 43 republicans sent a letter saying they're worried the agency has too much power over the banks. and they won't allow the nomination to go ahe. this is outrageous. the right wing is doing everything it can to block this president. to stand against working class people. and to stand up for wall street. that i had' they're even willing to hurt the economy itself. it's that's what it takes to hurt the president, they're willing to do it. >> any immediate economic setback or the perception of one could weaken obama's clout. maybe a sour economy is worth it if it w
to be here. thank you. >> president obama called secretary clinton one of the finest secretary of states ever. "newsweek" i'm sure you saw the cover. proclaimed her the most powerful woman in american history. there it is right there. that is a pretty strong declaration there, ann lewis. is that accurate? >> well, i think it is. i thought a lot about women and power in american history and when you look at what hillary clinton has done, shu she has gone around the world representing the united states, speaking for our government. more important, speaking for our values. how she has really been the 21st century secretary of state, using technology to reach out to people in other countries. bringing the private sector, building public/private partnerships, because you know these days government cannot do it alone and of course, each time, looking at what do we do to ensure that women and girls have a better future. if you want to build a safer world, if you want to reduce the level of terrorism send girls the to school. hillary clinton understood it for years, as secretary of state, it has been
later, guantanamo is not closed, even though that was an almost first day priority for president obama. he still says he would like to close guantanamo, just as george w. bush said he wanted to close guantanamo. we have congress to thank for the fact that it's still open. congress has blocked the president's options for closing that offshore prison. but notice also that not a single new terrorism suspect, not a single new prisoner has been added to guantanamo since president obama has been in office. people have left by a number of different means, but nobody knew has shown up since barack obama was sworn in as president. we have not been shipping people to guantanamo, even though the president has not been able to close it. we have not been shipping terrorism suspects anywhere, really. mostly because we haven't been capturing them mostly. we've been doing something else. since 2002, targeted killings, targeted missile strikes have killed as many as 4700 people, mostly in pakistan. the highest targeted killing not by a drone, but by a navy s.e.a.l. team was of course the killing of osa
that. >> thank you. >>> president obama preparing to move out of the white house oval office, work under way on a second oval office in the eisenhower executive office next door. the president will begin working there in august and make way for a two-year renovation of the white house west wing. >>> it's official. john kerry sworn in as secretary of state. duvall patrick has tapped his former top aide, william mo cohen to replace kerry until the june special election. scott brown took his name out of running yesterday. joining me now is frank phillips, who has been covering this story. really quickly before we get to mr. kowan the disappointment >> about not getting the nod? >> i think so. vicky kennedy certainly would have loved to have had that job? barney frank made it very public that he wanted it. that killed his chance, frankly, with governor patrick although i didn't think he had much of a chance. patrick, the governor, wanted to make a clear point that he wanted a minority or a woman. i think he'd been focused on moe cowan, who's not known anywhere but with the governor and
for the position. >> thank you very much. thanks, mr. chairman. >> appreciate it. >>> and president obama making his first official trip to israel this strpring. could he hit the reset button with netanyahu. and will the house tackle illegal gun trafficking. >>> for the first time since he took office, president obama is traveling to israel. ambassador dennis ross with the washington institute for nearest policy was a special assistant to president obama and adviser to hillary clinton and is msnbc diplomacy analyst. great to see you. you've spent so much time on this never ending mission of middle east peace. john kerry wants to tackle it, the president is going it tackle it early on. what is the cost benefit analysis for what can be accomplished now? >> i don't think the expectations are very high in terms of the president going out now and trying to produce something p i think what he's trying to do is send a signal that this is an issue that we care about, the secretary of state, john kerry, will be working on it. this is not going to be something that we ignore, but i think it's also going t
for coming on. >> thank you. >>> up next, the obama administration's take on the new unemployment report, that will be right here. >>> and why the white house is shutting down the president's council on jobs. >>> plus, blood talk, did chuck hagel manage to win over roy blunt? we'll ask him about that next. >>> and a bomb explodes near the u.s. embassy in turkey. we're going to have the very latest on that developing story. >>> but first, a look ahead at the president's schedule today here in washington. the vice president is at the munich conference in germany. by the way, a lot of u.s. senators are with him including john mccain. the president has one event today, to award science and technology medals at the white house. and, of course, today is the good-bye for secretary clinton at the state department. >>> you're watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. [ male announcer ] how do you make america's favorite recipes? just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. cam
. >> david axelrod guarantees entitlement reform, thank you, dave. >> wrap it up. >> exactly. >> now for a special edition of "the daily rundown" with chuck todd. >> it's always a special edition. >>> president obama heads to the heartland to rally support for stricter gun laws but are hoping dimming for any significant push beyond more serious background checks? >>> 40 years of service, secretary pa net ta gets ready to urge his career in washington, d.c. he has advice for president obama and weighs in on the morality of modern warfare. >>> snaking on a lane, a little bit. deep dive into the swamps of florida, the senator on how politicians are trying to stop burmese pythons from taking over the state of florida. good morning from washington, it's monday, february 4th, 2013, this is "daily rundown" i'm chuck todd, the lights are on. first read, president obama will take his push for stricter gun laws on the road for the first time. today he heads to minneapolis, just about an hour from now, he's going to visit the minneapolis police department special operations center and talk abou
and the former chair of president obama 's economic advisor. thanks to everyone in our audience and on the radio and television. this program has been's concert by bank of america. -- then sponsored by bank of america. we are officially adjourned. [applause][captioning performed bynational captioning institute] [captions copyright nationalcable satellite corp. 2013] quacks on the next "washington journal," patrick reis on the latest unemployment figures. andrew campanella a national school choice week. then, a talk about international adoption. that begins live at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. >> as we talk about the movie itself, it is not a stretch to argue that "gone with the wind " is the most popular historical american film ever made. something like 90% of the american population has seen the movie at least one. jim cohen noted it became a worldwide phenomenon. the book was banned by the nazis, while the french resistance saw it as a symbolic representation of strength amid up -- occupation. after the vietnam conflict, it was used as part of a culture of exchange between the u.s. and vietnam. in
confirmation hearing was going to die on. >> given that barack obama was a big supporter of the nuclear disarmament, that was a key issues for him. thank you for bringing your wisdom from the hagel hearings to us tonight. >> thank you, system i'm still trying to recover. >>> the economic policy you don't know, coming up. and reimagined nearly everything in it? gave it greater horsepower and class-leading 38 mpg highway... advanced headlights... and zero gravity seats? yeah, that would be cool. introducing the completely reimagined nissan altima. it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. now get a $199-per-month lease on the 2013 nissan altima. ♪ ♪ ooh baby, can i do for you today? ♪ [ female announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance? align can help. only align has bifantis, a patented probiotic that naturally helps maintain your digestive balance. try align to help retain a balanced digestive system. try the #1 gastroenterologist recommended probiotic. align. email marketing from constant contact reaches people in a place they're checking ev
. >> i probably will too. thanks for staying with us for the next hour. four years ago at this time when president obama was just starting his first term, news networks, including this one, made a somewhat unusual decision to show live on tv the arrival of one of the new cabinet secretaries at the department that she had just been appointed to lead. to broadcast live essentially a cabinet secretary's first day on the job. the reception that that cabinet secretary got that day was raucous. [ applause ] [ cheering ] a cabinet secretary starting work, right? it's not your typical multiple network life news event. but hillary clinton was never just some cabinet secretary, right? well, today, four years later at the start of the second term of the obama administration it was a similar scene for hillary clinton as she said goodbye to the same state department employees from almost the same spot where they welcomed her four years ago. >> now it's my great honor to introduce one last time the 67th secretary of state of the united states of america, hillary rodham clinton. [ cheering and applause
picked that up. bill and victoria, thank you for telling the listeners that president obama and all of us working together, we're actually bringing down the deficit. >> bill: the deficit's going down and the market the dow is going up. so there is some good economic news that you never hear about except here on the "full court press." congressman henry cuellar great to have you with us this morning. >> thank you, bill and victoria. >> bill: we'll be back to continue our conversation with victoria jones and you on the "full court press." >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." (vo) this afternoon, current tv is the place for compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. these talking points, that the right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ...
to marlin marshall, recently of barack obama's reelection campaign, for opening comments that thank you for coming and thank you for inviting me today. >> i'm originally from st. louis, missouri by way of kansas. i apologize in advance. i will not take eight minutes because i cannot talk about myself for eight minutes. i will be brief. i got involved in politics at the university of kansas and that inspired me into this profession because i believe you can make change. it was really 2002 when i got involved in my first race in kansas and there i learned to make a difference by organizing communities across the country and that is why i started this business. this past cycle was awesome. from my standpoint but i think one of the things i would like to discuss today with you all as we continue this is what worked and what did not work. there is money in politics now and the pacs affect everything. at the end of the day, i think candidate campaigns matter. use of that with this presidential election. we put a lot of resources and infrastructure and organize communities on the ground in eve
. >> this was a tough go. we will keep following them. thank you. >> the white house igniting a huge controvercy we this photo of president obama skeet shooting. what is it? we will talk about it with a top adviser standing by to join us in "the situation room". >> president obama brought his push for new gun control to minneapolis calling for a comprehensive package to steps. growing doubt and one of the steps he is seeking can be passed by congress. an assault weapons ban. and dan pfiefer, the senior adviser to the president is joining us right now from minnesota. thanks very much for coming in. >> thanks for having me, wolf. >> everyone thinks that the president's recommendation and a lot of democrats like to ban the military style weapons that doesn't have the votes in congress right now. are you ready to continue to push for it or are you giving up on it? >> we are going to continue to push for the package of initiative that is the vice president presented from banning assault weapons to background checks to ensuring that people have better access to mental health to giving schools better oppo
points memo, evan mc-- mcmorris santoro. >> you guys have so much going on today. >> bill: thank you. there is a lot going on. one of the things i love about this time is we're not just talking budget deficits, right? >> obama is on the road talking guns and immigration. the bully pullity is being used. >> bill: meetings at the white house on the tame -- same topics. you couldn't have this in any other city in the country. new york saying good-bye to ed koch the three-term governor. did you ever meet him? mayor. ran for governor, lost. >> i think i met him once at a conference briefly. he was a force of nature. he just knew how to -- he was just -- he knew how to command a room. very entertaining person. when i was working for jerry brown, jerry brown would never go to official meetings of mayors or governors or whatever. we used to send me. and i think it was during one of the conventions in new york that the mayor then, mayor koch, had a reception for the governors at gracey mansion. jerry brown refused to go. so he sent me. and i would -- i was in my 20s. i introduced myself. to t
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